Why and How Iranian Identity has become so Politicized? (In Persian)
A lecture in Persian by Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Center for Near Eastern Studies Visiting Scholar (Syracuse University)
Sunday, February 11, 20184:00 PM
121 Dodd Hall
In this presentation, Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University and Visiting Scholar at UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies, will address such issues as the central tenants of Iranian identity, attempts to refine it, and the current challenges and controversies regarding this contested notion.
Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Professor of Political Science and O’Hanley Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University. He is currently a Fellow of the American Council on Education in residence at California State University, Northridge, as well as a visiting scholar at UCLA's Center for Near Eastern Studies. Dr. Boroujerdi’s research centers on intellectual and political history of modern Iran. He is the author of Iranian Intellectuals and the West: The Tormented Triumph of Nativism (1996), I Carved, Worshiped and Shattered: Essays on Iranian Politics and Identity [in Persian] (2010), and Post-Revolutionary Iran: A Handbook (forthcoming from Syracuse University Press).
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Cost : Free and open to the public.
Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Iranian Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, This event is made possible with the major support of the Amuzegar Chair in Iranian Studies and the Musa Sabi Term Chair of Iranian Studies and the generous support of The Farhang Foundation